Posts Tagged ‘money’

26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators
1 Comment » April 23, 2015

26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators

It's not always easy to talk about money in the church, but it's still important to communicate well. We've got 26 giving tips from the community.

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Communications & Giving on #cmschat
No Comments » April 17, 2015

Communications & Giving on #cmschat

We talked about how your communications team can positively impact giving at your church in the latest Twitter chat.

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5 Ways To Increase Your Church’s Giving
No Comments » March 9, 2015

5 Ways To Increase Your Church’s Giving

Create a culture of giving within your church by learning how to incorporate these five easy steps, including thanking your givers and telling stories.

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End of the Year Church Giving
No Comments » November 11, 2014

End of the Year Church Giving

The end of the year is a good time to think about money. We cover new metrics, why it matters, giving strategies and ways to boost online giving.

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Money, Media & a Megapastor’s Megahouse
9 Comments » December 2, 2013

Money, Media & a Megapastor’s Megahouse

“This is a news story and the media is not our enemy,” Steve Furtick told his congregation, in response to media reports about his $1.4 million home.

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Giving Away the Collection Plate by John Richardson
2 Comments » August 29, 2012

Giving Away the Collection Plate by John Richardson

Traceway Baptist Church found a new brand and marketing voice by giving away their offerings for an entire year. Founding pastor John Richardson explains how they got there.

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Generosity: The Brand of the Early Church
3 Comments » August 29, 2012

Generosity: The Brand of the Early Church

Traceway Baptist Church found a new brand and marketing voice by giving away their offerings for an entire year. Founding pastor John Richardson explains how they got there.

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Plastic Donuts: Communicating About Money
No Comments » July 2, 2012

Plastic Donuts: Communicating About Money

We talk with financial guru Jeff Anderson, author of Plastic Donuts: A Fresh Perspective on Gifts, about how to communicate about money.

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Making Space at Christmas
1 Comment » December 19, 2011

Making Space at Christmas

Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minn., launched the Making Space capital campaign at Christmas to serve homeless & low-income families.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » October 5, 2010

Outrageous Asks Poll Results

In the past year, churches have made some high-dollar asks, and we've covered they way they've communicated these requests. Which ask did you find most egregious?

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Rod Parsley’s Airplane: Lessons in Financial Communication
33 Comments » September 13, 2010

Rod Parsley’s Airplane: Lessons in Financial Communication

We find lessons in financial communication for local churches from a fundraising plea by megachurch pastor and televangelist Rod Parsley asking for $1 million to buy an airplane.

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first-impressions-beyond Article
12 Comments » April 7, 2010

Missions Giving vs. Building Fund

My wife and I visited a church we had never been to over Easter weekend. Overall it was a very welcoming community with diversity in the pews and on the ...

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church-business Article
8 Comments » January 11, 2010

Saddleback’s Big Ask

You might have heard that Rick Warren made headlines last week with his end-of-year financial ask: They needed $900,000. They got $2.4 million. Some lauded their commitment to stay within ...

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philosophy Article
48 Comments » May 10, 2006

The Church & Money: Plasma TV or Feed the Poor?

It’s an age old debate—where to spend the church’s money. Is our money better suited going to the poor or to a new website? The AIDS crisis or a coffee ...

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technology Article
10 Comments » May 1, 2006

Is Jesus the Next Killer App?

You know what they say: follow the money. And there’s lots of it coming from churches trying to match audio/video wits with MTV, concerts and TV. So the big guys ...

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